Diana J. Joseph

DIANA J. JOSEPH is Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at
Mesirow Financial Asset Management, the lead Manager for the well-
performing All Cap Value and Growth & Value Blend Equity Composites and
Director of the Taxable Investment Process for the department. Previous
analytical and portfolio management experience includes Portfolio
Manager at Harris Associates, LP, Vice President and Portfolio Manager
at Rothschild Investment Corp. and Portfolio Manager, President and
Founder of The Joseph Group, Ltd. She has been responsible for over $450
million in managed assets, has broad experience in growth and value
equity composites and equity, fixed income and company analysis, and has
developed proprietary analytical frameworks for macroeconomic and
fundamental analysis. Other experience includes the practice of complex
commercial litigation at Hinshaw and Culbertson while developing an
independent performance track record. She has held other positions in
banking, law and family office management. She is a frequent speaker and
appears on a regular basis in print, Web and television media and as a
featured speaker at professional conferences. She participates in many
civic organizations and is a Delegate to the Investment Subcommittee and
Finance Committee of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and a
Board Member of the Hooten Fund. She graduated magna cum laude from the
University of Miami, Florida, with a Bachelor of Business Administration
degree with majors in both Finance and Management, and cum laude with
her Juris Doctor degree.